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as investors got positive economic data this week. kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks will have your moneywatch report coming up at 6:45. >>> good morning. i'm anne makovec. >> i'm frank mallicoat. time is 6:30. we had terrific weather for the holiday. >> yeah. it's going to get hot again, probably even hotter than yesterday. some of those temperatures 90s even some triple digits inland. but a sign of a cooldown in the works. much cooler weather is on the way. we'll talk about that in a moment. right now let's check traffic with elizabeth. >>> back-to-work commute beginning today including a little -- the bay bridge isn't too bad. the metering lights are on but it's backed up to the end of the lot. back to you. >> thank you. >>> breaking news we're following out of east oakland, a junkyard fire torched several cars this morning. firefighters are at 45th and international. right now they are investigating a two-alarm fire. police have just reaped streets in the area. there's a lot of smoke in this fire. you can see it off the freeway, as well. the fire reportedly broke out around 5:15
talked to high-tech worker brooks masterson who admitted to being distracted by his phone but not by videos. >> i had to delete a words with friends game because it was taking too much time. it's a popular scrabble game that you can play remotely with friends and you can have seven or eight games going at once. >> reporter: you self-censored? >> yes. i was too distracted. >> reporter: according to the "chronicle," there are a couple of obvious down sides to this. first of all, lost productivity at work. but also, a lot of workers are tapping into their company's wi- fi network and as that happens, there is a risk of slowing down the system. and they could even be downloading viruses while they are watching those viral videos. i'm matt bigler live in san jose for cbs 5. >>> be careful when you download that season of csi, right, matt? >> right. >>> 6:40. speaking of online, online purchases could soon be taxed. why the power to change that may be in your hands. plus, they are a great way to save big but what's the catch? how groupons could soon be tracking everything you
and s&p need work. it's early. kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks will join us shortly with an update coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, a "haboob" ("huh-boob") that blew across arizona. it was a huge dust storm... about fifty >>> a huge dust storm just blew through phoenix about 50 miles wide in fact. the wind was blowing at more than 60 miles an hour. the visibility was so bad, the faa stopped flights from heading into phoenix and out of phoenix for a while yesterday. you can't see much of anything there, lawrence. but much better news up in our neck of the woods i guess. >> yeah. that's something else. we have a fog bank out there right now. over the bay right now, we have mostly sunny skies although you see some of that fog in the distance. a sign of the sea breeze kicking in and that means we're going to see some cooler temperatures over the next couple of days. patchy fog getting dense at the coastline. watch out for that. it's right near the surface at the coast. out at the beaches today you will see 60s for highs here. you get inside the bay 60s and 70s a bit of a sea breeze wi
a $4,000 fine. >>> couple of positive reports this morning about jobs in america. here now jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is the kind of news we really want to see. hiring on the upswing. it fell off during the swing. a couple of reports show promise. the labor department says first time weekly unemployment claims fell by 14,000 this week to the lowest level in 7 weeks. we hope for a trend in the right direction. private payroll processor adp says 157,000 new jobs were added to the economy in june. that was more than double the expectation and a lot better than may with only 36,000 new jobs and a promising sign going into the monthly jobs report for tomorrow. jobs still really lagging in a key piece of the economy that needs to improve to show better growth overall for the economy. also a couple of decent reports for local retailers. san francisco-based gap saw 1% sales gain across its three chains a lot better than expected and a nice change of pace. they have been struggling. ross stores saw sales increase 5% that. too beat
told the browns that "the sun" would run a story on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for us in london. elizabeth, thank you very much. >>> like i said, there's so much more to talk about. we're joined now by steve hewlett who is a media analyst in london for us. good to have you here with us this morning. according to elizabeth's report there are claims the former prime minister gordon brown, the queen both victims of this hacking and rupert murdoch's newspapers. what's the latest on both sides of this story? >> it's going from bad to worse. in fairness, the latest revolution about gordon brown are not hacking, which is about accessing -- illega
the holiday weekend from jason brooks when we come back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning, bay area! if you are just getting going, we have a lot of sunshine come our way, mostly clear around the bay area, some fog at the coast. otherwise sunny skies on the way. temperatures by this afternoon going to be warm to hot in spots inland. 80s and mid-90s in the warmest spots inland. plenty of 70s inside the bay and 60s at the coastline. much warmer weekend coming in our direction as high pressure is building overhead. the offshore winds are blowing and it is going to be cooking in some parts of the bay area. going to get hot into fresno today 97 there. 94 in sacramento. 91 yosemite. and 76 degrees in lake tahoe. these temperatures warming up in a hurry today. 86 in san jose. 84 in fremont. about 66 degrees much more comfortable in half moon bay. east bay numbers up in the mid- 90s in the warmest spots. 70s a couple of 80s inside the bay. and as you look toward the north bay, temperatures in the 60s coastside. but away from the coast, the heat is cranked up, up to 90s inland. next couple o
. at the center of the ugly storm, rebecca brooks, editor of "news of the world" at the time and now runs the murdock newspaper "empire". >> it is absolutely disgusting. >> reporter: the stain of the scandal is seeping into the prime minister's office and there are now legal issues about paying the police for information. people have already gone to jail earlier in this story and' not over yet. >> mark phillips in london thank you. >>> as you just heard from mark the same tabloid already admitted breaking into the voice mail of a long list of celebrities including actor hugh grant who joins us from london. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> it is public outrage as a result of the case with this missing little girl here. that's what it's going to take to take tabloids like "news of the world" to kind of clean up their act? >> is that what it's going to take, is that what you said? >> public outrage. like you mentioned it was all about celebrities before. now when you're bringing in missing kids is that what it's finally going to take to get something done here? >> i think that's righ
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